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Historic Preservation Review Committee

Established in 1969 as a part of the State of Oklahoma's participation in the newly created federal preservation programs, the Committee membership is composed of citizen members as well as professionals in the areas of history, architecture, architectural history, historic archeology, and prehistoric archeology. The Committee provides comments to the State Historic Preservation Officer about proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places and other preservation issues as appropriate. Additionally, the committee comments on nominations to the State Register of Historic Places.

2018 Meeting Schedule

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 1:30pm
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:30pm
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:30pm
October 18, 2018 - 1:30pm

Location: All meetings are held in the Oklahoma Historical Society Boardroom, 3rd floor, Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73105.

Current Historic Preservation Review Committee (HPRC) members (as of November 2017) include Ron Frantz (Architect, Oklahoma City); John D. Hartley (Prehistoric Archeologist, Norman); Arn Henderson (Architectural Historian, Norman) ; and Charles S. Wallis (Historical Archeologist, Norman). The Historian position is currently vacant but is in process to be filled.

Nominations Awaiting National Park Service Approval

October 2017 Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting

Park Etude, 1028 Connelly Lane, Norman, Cleveland County
101 Rodeo Arena, 2600 N. Ash Street, Ponca City, Kay County
Attucks Community Center, 1001 S. 12th Street, Ponca City, Kay County
McGraw, James J., House, 400 North 4th Street, Ponca City, Kay County
Roosevelt Elementary School, 815 East Highland Avenue, Ponca City, Kay County
Benedictine Heights Hospital, 2000 West Warner Street, Guthrie, Logan County
Edward Richardson Building, 101 Main Street, Arcadia, Oklahoma County
First Congregational Church, 1887 Cecil Street, Waynoka, Woods County

July 2017 Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting

New Orient Hotel, 101-111 East Commerce Street, Altus, Jackson County

April 2017 Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting

United States Post Office Purcell, 228 West Main Street, Purcell, McClain County

October 2012 Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting

Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 (Greenwood Historic District), Tulsa, Tulsa County